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Lisa Phillips

Foreclosure Turned This Woman From Stressed Buyer to Savvy Investor

Real estate investor Lisa Phillips’ home foreclosed several years ago.  Because of that, she found an affordable real…

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Diversification

Business Owners Beware the Danger of Diversification

Entrepreneurs must understand the potential risks associated with diversification

Business diversification is good or is it? Jerome D. Love uncovers the hidden dangers of…

By Jerome D. Love

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African

How ADIS is Empowering the African Community

It is very clear that the entrepreneurs on the continent are all about uplifting and empowering the community

Over the weekend, hundreds of people gathered from the motherland to discuss how to increase…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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make money

When Your House Pays Your Monthly Car Payment

Your house can be used as a "bank" for extra income

Discover how to use your home the smart way and make money from it. These…

By Maryann Reid

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Equity

Equity Allocation Strategies for Minority Tech Startups

Here's how to utilize equity strategically, to sucessfully build product development teams for your startup

MVP Accelerator Business Adviser Ara Ohanianhe shares insights regarding how equity can be used strategically…

By D. Bernard Webster

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grants

99 Grants to Fund Your Tech

There are federal grants available to help fund your tech education initiatives. Here are the details

There are almost 100 federal grants available for creating or developing STEM (science, technology, engineering,…

By Samara Lynn

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Arlan Hamilton

Arlan Hamilton: From Tour Manager to Venture Capitalist

Here's how Arlan Hamilton got top investors from Silicon Valley to support her fund

When you think about Arlan Hamilton, the current founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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economic shift

Investor Roundtable Focuses on Creating Economic Shift for POC

Head and Heart Philanthropy's goal is to create a well-manufactured ecosystem.

Over the past week, Head and Heart Philanthropy got together to discuss how they could…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Detroit housing

JPMorgan Chase Invests Over $1 Million in Detroit Housing Project

Building to include residential units and commercial spaces to support local small businesses

Detroit housing gets a $1.35 million renovation thanks to JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Capital…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Financial Advisor

Looking For A Financial Adviser? Watch For These Red Flags

If you see these signs when looking for a financial adviser, keep a tight grip on your money. And run.

You’re looking for a financial advisor, and you’ve met an impressive candidate. Here are signs…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodard, a venture partner for 500 Startups, discusses why her funding strategy is focused on black and Latino founders

Monique Woodward, a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, tells Black Enterprise about her decision to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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collecting art

BE Luxury: 9 Major Keys to Collecting Art

Use these tips to not only familiarize yourself with the art world, but to also ensure that you invest wisely and have a solid strategy, as you curate your personal collection

Art appreciation is more than admiring pieces or acquiring solely to hold long-term. Here are…

By T. Bernie

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market

6 Strategies to Profit in Any Market

Even as the Dow closes above 19,000, you can still utilize these strategies to profit in any market

In light of the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 19000, here is important investment…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Retirement

National Retirement Security Week: 3 Habits of Successful Retirees

Three ways to help alleviate concerns that flow across generational lines about enjoying a secure retirement

Making sure you have enough money in retirement is a huge challenge these days especially…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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401K

Retirement Security Week: Take Full Advantage of Your 401(K)

Only 41% of black families have retirement account savings versus 65% of white families, according to the Economic Policy Institute

Get on track with your 401K plan or resume your retirement saving program with this…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Roger Ferguson

TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson: Communities of Color Must Focus on Retirement Security

The challenges that communities of color face with respect to retirement in the U.S. and financial security generally is driven mainly by three factors...

Roger Ferguson, Jr., president/CEO of financial service giant TIAA, shared advice on how communities…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Retirement

What The Retirement Generation Gap Can Tell You About Your Financial Future

Study reveals that generations have vast differences in approach to securing their financial futures

TIAA Chief Income Strategist Denise Garnick discussed the impact of generational behavior and aging on…

By Derek T. Dingle

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retire

Reality or Illusion: Will You Have Enough Money to Retire?

Do you believe that you will have enough money to retire? Well, think again

According to financial services giant TIAA, thousands of people may not be realistic about their…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Africa

US-Africa Business Forum Offers 3 Examples Of How To Profit While Moving Continent Forward

Every business should be developed so that social impact is part of the business model

Driven to make lasting social – and commercial – change on a global scale? It…

By Derek T. Dingle

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technology

11 Must-Have Resources For Tech Investors

Tips for novices or seasoned pros on how to become more proficient at investing in tech

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As a partner for Kapor Capital, the venture arm of the Oakland, California-based…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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